Here we have listed English-speaking playgroups in Vienna that are best suited for advanced and/or native-speaking children. If you are looking for English playgroups for children who are not native speakers, please see the following link and search under the heading “Englisch”. This link also lists playgroups for many other nationalities. http://www.kinderinfowien.at/fileadmin/daten/kinderinfo/PDF/Liste_Fremdsprachen.pdf
Bfamily was set up to help families from Austria and abroad to get together. As well as workshops and yoga classes, they also offer an English-speaking playgroup for small children aged 8 months to 3 years together with their parents/carer that features songs, nursery rhymes, games and other activities.
English-Speaking Playgroup, 18th District Vienna
Bischof-Faber Platz Community Hall
This is a non-profit English-speaking playgroup for babies and young children up to around the age of four. Parents and guardians organise weekly meetings, involving songs, games, and snacks.
Emma’s Art Room
Emma’s Art Room offers creative courses for children aged 2 to 12 years old. The art classes are small in size and taught by a native English speaker.
Gymboree Play & Music
Gymboree Play & Music has been fostering creativity and confidence in children ages 0-5 for over 30 years. They have over 700 locations in 30+ countries, making it the global leader in early childhood development programmes. Gymboree programmes are specially designed to help young children learn and develop as they play. Their classes also help you learn about your child — how to participate in and encourage his or her development – while enjoying the simple pleasure of playing together. They offer Play & Learn, Music and Art classes as well as a number of drop-off classes for older children both in German and English.
Kid’s Gallery Vienna
This gallery features art classes for children from 3 to 12 in English (as well as in German and Arabic). There is also a bilingual English/German playgroup.
Little Big Ones
For those of you with children aged 10-48 months, this is an English language activity song group for you and your Little Big Ones. Filled with nursery rhymes, action songs, simple activities, and freeplay/social time for both children and parents, Little Big Ones is an opportunity to learn and have fun with singing. Each session includes a story and a simple craft activity (collage, painting, model-making etc. – all materials provided). Classes take place in the first district and are run by Erica Schenk.
Tel. 0664 73879802